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Garden Island Inn

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Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 14 November 2015

The people here are incredibly friendly and helpful, especially the woman who moved here recently from Lake Tahoe. I felt like we already had a friend the night we arrived! The room had everything we wanted including a fridge, Kona coffee, lots of kitchenware, and lots of complimentary snacks, many of them Hawaiian. They have a great info sheet telling...

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Lis L, Owner at Garden Island Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much! we are glad you enjoyed your stay with us and used some of the beach gear, and DVD's. Angie is our reservationist and splendid hostess. Thank you for complimenting her, she is a great employee and friend. Her care and energy suits our small hotel, hope you do come back just to visit her! We like...

Colonie, New York, United States
Reviewed 13 November 2015

My wife and I recently spent three nights at the wonderful Garden Island Inn. The place is truly unique. Centrally located, across the street from Kalapaki Beach, this hotel is clean and quiet. Each room is uniquely decorated with a tropical feel and original art. Even the shower was specially painted. We were on the top floor, #19, a large...

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Lis L, Owner at Garden Island Inn, responded to this review

Aloha! Great that you got a hug!! WE do adore our guests who share their adventures with us and are happy vacationers. Room 19 is great I like the high ceilings on the top floor. Please come back soon, spread the joy! Mahalo, Lis & Steve

Huntington Beach, CA
Reviewed 12 November 2015

My husband and I stayed 4 nights in November at the Garden Island Inn. It was a great home base as we drove out to various points of interest (Na Pali Coast, Waimea Canyon, Wailua River) each morning and returned in the afternoon to either relax in our room or chill on Kalapaki Beach across the street. In the evenings...

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Lis L, Owner at Garden Island Inn, responded to this review

Aloha! Thank you for choosing to stay with us. I agree the best part of our cute hotel is our incredible staff! We are proud to have a clean, comfortable, safe, art boutique hotel, however our aloha hospitality is extraordinary! WE enjoy upgrading the property and the rooms, new projects are always underway. Our guests comments and opinions mean alot...

Cathlamet, Washington, United States
Reviewed 6 November 2015

Not only is it located on the Garden Island of Hawaii, the grounds of the Inn are a garden as well, complete with tangelo tree. A ladder was provided early in the morning as i was contemplating how to get one of those tempting fruits. It's possible to leave luggage in a secure room after you've checked out so you...

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Lis L, Owner at Garden Island Inn, responded to this review

We are so glad you found our hotel, and enjoyed your stay. It is a wonderful location, with a beautiful beach, shops, restaurants, transportation, and activities steps away! This island condones unplugging, relaxing and enjoying all the minutes in 24 hours. Our rooms are all different, with slight prices point differences too. Each room does have original art works by...

Kailua, Hawaii
Reviewed 5 November 2015

This little motel has been converted into a nice garden hotel. It is not fancy but has everything you'll need for a place to stay while exploring Kauai. They have breakfast in the morning which was sometimes some delicious homemade bread and sometimes this amazing breakfast pie. The front office has beach equipment if you need to borrow something. The...

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Lis L, Owner at Garden Island Inn, responded to this review

Aloha, Thank you so much for writing this review! We are so glad you enjoyed your stay. We like to provide the extra touches to our guests; free WiFi, parking, morning goodies, coffee, beach gear, and a big dose of aloha! Looking forward to your return. Mahalo, Lis & Steve Layne

Bronx, New York
Reviewed 3 November 2015 via mobile

We stayed there from 10/24 to 10/31/15. Lovvvvvd this inn. There are so many good things to say. Close to airport, walking distance from restaurants & shops including ABC stores. From the get go all went perfect. We were greeted by Angela & she was so welcoming & sweet. All other front desks attendants were excellent too. Our room 11...

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Lis L, Owner at Garden Island Inn, responded to this review

Location, value, customer service, attention to the extra details, garden area, waterfalls, Koi ponds, original art, clean, comfortable, and safe, we agree with you our hotel is the "Best Choice in Lihue". It delights us to know you enjoyed your stay and our incredible staff! Mahalo! Lis & Steve Layne

New York City, New York
Reviewed 3 November 2015 via mobile

We arrived at the garden island inn on October 24 and stayed until October 31. We were greeted by Angela at the front desk. What can I say about Angela nothing but wonderful things. She made us feel so welcome as we were part of her ojana. The rest of the staff were superb too, always making sure we had...

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Lis L, Owner at Garden Island Inn, responded to this review

Mahalo for choosing to stay with us. Our guests comfort and satisfaction is our priority. Angela is outstanding. We are so blessed to have her beautiful spirit and energy at the hotel. I will be sure to pass your compliments to her. My husband's passion for the past 28 years has been this hotel and continues beautification and improvements. It...

Winnipeg
Reviewed 1 November 2015

We stayed in room 12, second floor. Rooms are adequate in size, very clean. King size bed, very comfortable. You don't see the beauty this hotel has to offer until you get out of your car in the parking lot. Hidden on the other size of the Hwy., the lush greenery and landscaped area is breathtaking. Not only is the...

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Lis L, Owner at Garden Island Inn, responded to this review

Aloha, we are so glad you enjoyed your stay! We enjoy taking extraordinary care of our guests. Angela is wonder woman and we adore her too! WE listen to our guests comments, and are constantly improving, beautifying, and making your stay at our hotel unique and pleasant. The entire staff is our family we all work together from housekeeping to...

Minturn, Colorado
Reviewed 26 October 2015

The location in Kalapaki Bay is centrally located for whatever you choose to do on the island. The staff is welcoming and always willing to make your stay enjoyable. The rooms were clean and beautiful ocean views. Our vacation time at the hotel was perfect. I would recommend this hotel to other visitors to the island.

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Lis L, Owner at Garden Island Inn, responded to this review

Aloha, thanks for choosing to stay at our hotel! Kalapaki beach is wonderful.. It is a perfect beach to try SUP and surfing. The beach width is about half a mile so nice distance to swim, or boogie board. The beach volleyball is open to all, and with Nawiliwili harbor easy to charter a fishing trip. Lots to do from...

Gardnerville, Nevada
Reviewed 22 October 2015

We stayed in Room 20. Top floor. three twin beds in the L-shaped main room, and a queen in a separate bedroom. Kitchen facilities are a microwave, coffee maker, mini fridge, dishes, stove burners, and dishes and a rice maker. Comfy beds, clean rooms, super friendly staff. Lovely grounds, view of the harbor from the lanai, sound of loud waterfall...

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Lis L, Owner at Garden Island Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for choosing to stay with us! Room 20 works well for families, sleeps five. I like to think the outside covered patio with table chairs and view of the banana patch, is a perfect spot to eat, enjoy cocktails or play games just outside room 20's door. It is the only room with an expanded kitchen...

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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Garden Island Inn is a quaint, affordable boutique hotel by the lovely Kalapaki Beach and Bay, the Kauai Marriott and Lagoons and the Nawiliwili Harbor. Kalapaki Beach offers safe surfing, stand up paddle boarding, canoing, kayaking, sailing for beginners to intermediate, fishing or just plain relaxing and sunning.This is Kauai's center for shopping, live music and dining with a choice of 10 of Kauai's finest restaurants all within a short leisurely walking distance from the Garden Island Inn Hotel.The Garden Island Inn has quick and easy access from the Lihue Airport and to all the sights and activities Kauai has to offer. Let us be your home away from home while you discover Kauai! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Garden Island Inn

Address: 3445 Wilcox Rd, Kalapki Beach, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766-9590
Region: United States > Hawaii > Kauai > Lihue
Price Range: $203 - $241 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Garden Island Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 23
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Also Known As:
Garden Island Hotel Lihue
Garden Island Lihue
Garden Island Inn Kauai, HI
Hotel Style:
#1 Family Hotel in Lihue
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Lihue
#1 Romantic Hotel in Lihue
#4 Business Hotel in Lihue
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“Room 17 was perfect for us.”
T9268VXkevinp, 24 May 2017 | Read review
“Second floor. No elevator so take luggage with wheels !”
mae0056, 1 May 2017 | Read review
“Be sure to pick a room far from the waterfall”
roccoc772, 25 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We stayed in two different rooms - both were great.”
530MarkA530, 14 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Our room was in the middle of the second floor which suited us perfectly.”
475DS, 11 Apr 2017 | Read review
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